India Newborn Action Plan (INAP)

India Newborn Action Plan (INAP)
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The India Newborn Action Plan (INAP) was launched by Hon’ble Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan on 18th September, 2014 in New Delhi. It outlines ...

The India Newborn Action Plan (INAP) was launched by Hon’ble Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan on 18th September, 2014 in New Delhi. It outlines a targeted strategy for accelerating the reduction of preventable newborn deaths and stillbirths in the country. INAP defines the latest evidence on effective interventions which will not only help in reducing the burden of stillbirths and neonatal mortality, but also maternal deaths. With clearly marked timelines for implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and scaling-up of proposed interventions, it is expected that all stakeholders working towards improving newborn health in India will stridently work towards attainment of the goals of “Single Digit NMR by 2030” and “Single Digit SBR by 2030.”The INAP will be implemented within the existing RMNCH+A framework, and guided by the principles of Integration, Equity, Gender, Quality of Care, Convergence, Accountability, and Partnerships. Its strength is built on its six pillars of intervention packages, impacting stillbirths and newborn health. For effective implementation, a systematic plan for monitoring and evaluation has been developed with a list of dashboard indicators.

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Vivek Buchasia 4 years 11 months ago

hello Eveyone,

Our Respected and honorable Prime minister has been emphasizing on the importance of health care, but according to me the roots from where it all starts needs to strengthen. When a child is born not everyone is capable of providing all the vaccination that are prescribed to the baby due to the high cost of those. Approx. a new born child needs to be administered with vaccines of Rs. 40000. should something not be done to provide those free of cost as in countries like AUS & US.